Richard Roxburgh in Van Helsing | 2004
Clip Name: Dracula Using Velkan for Experiment
About this actor
Richard Roxburgh (born 1 January 1962) is an Australian AFI Award winning actor who has starred in many Australian films and has appeared in supporting roles in a number of Hollywood productions, usually as villains. Roxburgh was born in Albury, New South Wales to John and Mary Roxburgh; he is one of six children. He studied economics at the Australian National University in Canberra, but decided to become an actor, and was admitted to the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) on his second audition attempt. Roxburgh came to public attention for his acclaimed portrayal of corrupt New South Wales Police Force detective Roger Rogerson in the 1995 television mini-series Blue Murder, for which he won an AFI Award and Silver Logie for best actor in a television series. He appeared in several Australian film and stage productions through the 1990s, including a critically-acclaimed turn as Hamlet in the 1994 Company B production at the Belvoir St Theatre. In December 2007, he played the...